obscure meaning

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She was mysterious, significant, full of obscure meaning --like a symbol.
I will never use nonsense words or commence with words that have an obscure meaning.
class="MsoNormalOur expectations are more modest simple effective sentences, with commas where one would expect them, words that don't obscure meaning and the right words for the right context.
But do they really do anything other than obscure meaning, and hide flaws in our thinking, while seeming to sound up-to-date?
These terms and other new phrasings obscure meaning and facilitate social androgyny.
They have been defining the success of their vision on the basis of electoral results, which have transitory importance and obscure meaning.
As a 'Critical Companion' to the poem, Orchard's book offers more than it promises; it is certainly a reliable guide through the major areas of critical concern in the understanding of Beowulf (the damaged manuscript, the difficult language, the unknown context and obscure meaning) and any student of the poem will be grateful for its clarity and thoroughness, but it is also a full-scale application of the most recent tools of rhetorical and stylistic criticism, surveying the entire corpus of Old English to place the art of Beowulf in the context of the literature of its age.
"For example they're often used to hide inexperience or as a veil to obscure meaning.
Convenience must admit exclusion in the rhetorical question (a signal for logic) We might lust for others, but never may obscure meaning in a claim of taken space.
Paz often makes use of evasive images that, while poetic, obscure meaning ("modernity emits criticism the way an octopus emits ink").
Obtaining clarity about obscure meanings is a challenge compounded by the translator sometimes unconsciously becoming subjective, rather than objective, in his opinion.
Some more obscure meanings were the frog, which showed a lack of appreciation, the catfish indicated responsibility, and the cow conveyed perseverance.